Academic calendars

Concordia University Wisconsin follows two academic calendars: traditional and non-traditional. For a listing of all University events, please visit the Campus Calendar.

Programs that follow the traditional calendar

  • All traditional undergraduate programs
  • Applied Exercise Science
  • DPT
  • Graduate Art Education
  • Graduate Music
  • Medical Assistant
  • AMOT/BMOT/TMOT
  • MSIT
  • Pharmacy
  • Physician Assistant
  • OTD
2018 - 2019 Traditional Academic Calendar

Semester I (Fall 2018)

  • August 13, Monday
    • Pharmacy Classes Begin (Mequon)
  • August 26, Sunday
    • Opening Service (Mequon)
  • August 27, Monday
    • First Day of Traditional Classes (A full day of classes)
    • Opening Service (Ann Arbor)
  • September 3, Monday | Labor Day
    • No Classes
  • September 7, Friday
    • Last Day to Add a Regular Semester Class
  • October 18 & 19, Thursday & Friday
    • Fall Break - No Traditional Undergraduate Classes
  • November 2, Friday
    • Last Day to Drop a Regular Semester Class
  • November 21, Wednesday | Thanksgiving Vacation Begins
    • No traditional undergraduate classes meet that start after 4:00 p.m. CST
  • November 22, Thursday | Thanksgiving Day
    • No Classes
  • November 23, Friday
    • Thanksgiving Break Continues - No Classes
  • November 26, Monday
    • Classes Resume (A full day of classes)
  • December 9, Sunday
    • Commencement (2:00 p.m.) - Chapel of the Holy Trinity (Ann Arbor)
  • December 10-14, Monday-Friday
    • Final Examinations
    • Christmas Recess Begins After Last Exam
  • December 15, Saturday
    • Baccalaureate (10:00 a.m.) - Chapel of Christ Triumphant (Mequon)
    • Commencement (1:30 p.m.) - R. John Buuck Field House (Mequon)

Winterim 2019

  • January 7, Monday | Winterim Begins
    • Classes Resume
  • January 25, Friday
    • Winterim Examinations

Semester II (Spring 2019)

  • January 14, Monday
    • Pharmacy Classes Begin (Mequon)
  • January 28, Monday
    • Second Semester Begins for Traditional Undergraduates (A full day of classes)
  • February 8, Friday
    • Last Day to Add a Regular Semester Class
  • March 11-15, Pharmacy Spring Recess (Mequon)
  • March 18-22, Spring Recess - Traditional Undergraduates
  • April 5, Friday
    • Last Day to Drop a Regular Semester Class
  • April 18, Thursday | Easter Break Begins
    • No classes meet that start after 4:00 p.m. CST
  • April 19, Good Friday
    • No Classes
  • April 21, Sunday | Easter
  • April 22, Monday
    • Classes Resume at 4:00 p.m. CST
  • May 13-17, Monday-Friday
    • Final Examinations
  • May 17, Friday
    • Graduate Commencement (6:00 p.m. - Mequon)
      Doctorates and Masters ONLY - R. John Buuck Field House
  • May 18, Saturday
    • Baccalaureate (10:00 a.m. - Mequon) - Chapel of Christ Triumphant
    • Undergraduate Commencement (1:30 p.m. - Mequon)
      Bachelors and Associates ONLY - R. John Buuck Field House
  • May 19, Sunday
    • Baccalaureate (11:00 a.m. – Ann Arbor) – Chapel of the Holy Trinity
    • Undergraduate Commencement (2:00 p.m. - Ann Arbor) – Field House

Summer 2019

  • May 20, Monday
    • Summer School - Session 1 Classes Begin
  • May 27, Monday | Memorial Day
    • No Classes
  • June 7, Friday
    • Last Day of 3 Week Session 1 Classes
  • June 10, Monday
    • Summer School - Session 2 Classes Begin
  • June 28, Friday
    • Last Day of 6 Week Session 1 Classes
    • Last Day of 3 Week Session 2 Classes
  • July 4, Thursday | Independence Day
    • Most Classes Will Not Meet
  • July 19, Friday
    • Last Day of 6 Week Session 2 Classes
2019 - 2020 Traditional Academic Calendar

Semester I (Fall 2019)

  • August 12, Monday
    • Pharmacy Classes Begin (Mequon)
  • August 25, Sunday
    • Opening Service (Mequon)
  • August 26, Monday
    • First Day of Traditional Classes (A full day of classes)
    • Opening Service (Ann Arbor)
  • September 2, Monday | Labor Day
    • No Classes
  • September 6, Friday
    • Last Day to Add a Regular Semester Class
  • October 24 & 25, Thursday & Friday
    • Fall Break - No Traditional Undergraduate Classes
  • November 1, Friday
    • Last Day to Drop a Regular Semester Class
  • November 27, Wednesday | Thanksgiving Vacation Begins
    • No traditional undergraduate classes meet that start after 4:00 p.m. CST
  • November 28, Thursday | Thanksgiving Day
    • No Classes
  • November 29, Friday | Thanksgiving Break Continues
    • No Classes
  • December 2, Monday
    • Classes Resume (A full day of classes)
  • December 8, Sunday
    • Graduation (2:00 p.m.) - Ann Arbor
  • December 14, Saturday
    • Baccalaureate (10:00 a.m.) - Chapel of Christ Triumphant (Mequon)
    • Commencement (1:30 p.m.) - R. John Buuck Field House (Mequon)

Winterim 2019

  • January 6, Monday | Winterim Begins
    • Classes Resume
  • January 24, Friday
    • Winterim Examinations

Semester II (Spring 2020)

  • January 13, Monday
    • Pharmacy Classes Begin (Mequon)
  • January 27, Monday
    • Second Semester Begins for Traditional Undergraduates (A full day of classes)
  • February 7, Friday
    • Last Day to Add a Regular Semester Class
  • March 9-13, Pharmacy Spring Recess (Mequon)
  • March 16-20, Spring Recess - Traditional Undergraduates
  • April 3, Friday
    • Last Day to Drop a Regular Semester Class
  • April 9, Thursday | Easter Break Begins
    • No classes meet that start after 4:00 p.m. CST
  • April 10, Friday | Good Friday
    • No Classes
  • April 12, Sunday | Easter
  • April 13, Monday
    • Classes Resume at 4:00 p.m. CST
  • May 11-15, Monday-Friday
    • Final Examinations
  • May 15, Friday
    • Graduate Commencement (6:00 p.m. - Mequon)
      Doctorates and Masters ONLY - R. John Buuck Field House
  • May 16, Saturday
    • Baccalaureate (10:00 a.m. - Mequon) - Chapel of Christ Triumphant
    • Undergraduate Commencement (1:30 p.m. - Mequon)
      Bachelors and Associates ONLY - R. John Buuck Field House
  • May 17, Sunday
    • Baccalaureate (11:00 a.m. – Ann Arbor) – Chapel of the Holy Trinity
    • Undergraduate Commencement (2:00 p.m. - Ann Arbor) – Field House

Summer 2020

  • May 18, Monday
    • Summer School - Session 1 Classes Begin
  • May 25, Monday | Memorial Day
    • No Classes
  • June 5, Friday
    • Last Day of 3 Week Session 1 Classes
  • June 8, Monday
    • Summer School - Session 2 Classes Begin
  • June 26, Friday
    • Last Day of 6 Week Session 1 Classes
    • Last Day of 3 Week Session 2 Classes
  • July 3, Friday | Independence Day Observed
    • Most Classes Will Not Meet
  • July 17, Friday
    • Last Day of 6 Week Session 2 Classes
2020 - 2021 Traditional Academic Calendar

Semester I (Fall 2020)

  • August 17 Monday
    • Pharmacy classes begin - Mequon
  • August 23 Sunday
    • Opening Service - Mequon
  • August 24 Monday
    • First Day of Traditional Classes
    • Opening Service – Ann Arbor
  • September 4 Friday
    • Last Day to Add a Regular Semester Class
  • September 7 Monday
    • LABOR DAY – No Class
  • October 15 - 16 Thursday-Friday
    • Fall Break-No traditional undergrad Classes
  • October 30 Friday
    • Last Day to Drop a Regular Semester Class
  • November 25 Wednesday
    • Thanksgiving Vacation begins – no traditional
    • undergraduate classes meet that start after 4:00 pm local time
  • November 26 Thursday
    • THANKSGIVING DAY
  • November 30 Monday
    • Classes Resume
  • December 6 Sunday
    • Graduation 2:00 pm Ann Arbor
  • December 7 - 11 Monday-Friday
    • Final Examinations
    • Christmas Recess Begins after Last Exam
  • December 12 Saturday
    • Graduation 1:30 pm - Mequon
  • December 25 Friday
    • CHRISTMAS DAY

Winterim 2020

  • January 4 Monday
    • Classes Resume – Winterim Begins
  • January 22 Friday
    • Winterim Examinations

Semester II (Spring 2021)

  • January 11 Monday
    • Pharmacy classes begin - Mequon
  • January 25 Monday
    • Second Semester Begins
  • February 5 Friday
    • Last Day to Add a Regular Semester Class
  • March 8 - 12
    • Pharmacy Spring Recess - Mequon
  • March 15 - 19
    • Spring Recess – Traditional Undergraduates
  • April 1 Thursday
    • Last Day to Drop a Regular Semester Class
  • April 1 Thursday
    • Easter break begins – no classes meet that start after 4:00 local time
  • April 4 Sunday
    • EASTER
  • April 5 Monday
    • Classes Resume at 4:00 local time
  • May 10 - 14 Monday-Friday
    • qFinal Examinations
  • May 14 Friday
    • Graduate Student Graduation 6:00 pm - Mequon
  • May 15 Saturday
    • Undergrad Student Graduation 1:30 pm – Mequon
  • May 16 Sunday
    • Undergrad Student Graduation 2:00 pm – Ann Arbor

Summer 2021

  • 3 Week Session
    May 17 - June 4 (no school May 31)
    June 7 - June 25

  • 6 Week Session
    May 17 - June 25 (no school May 31)
    June 14 - July 23 (no school July 5)

Programs that follow a non-traditional calendar

  • All adult accelerated programs
  • BSN completion program
  • Counseling
  • Graduate education programs
  • Graduate nursing programs
  • MBA
  • RN-BSN-MSN
  • SPA
2018 - 2019 Non-Traditional Academic Calendar

Fall 2018 - Six Week

  • A mini term July 1st – August 11th
  • B mini term August 13th – September 22nd
  • D mini term September 24th – November 3rd
  • E mini term November 5th – December 31st
    • (December 17 – December 31 all centers on break – no classes offered)

Fall 2018 - Eight Week

  • F mini term July 1st – August 25th
  • G mini term August 27th – October 20th
  • H mini term October 22nd – December 31st
    • (December 17 – December 31 all centers on break – no classes offered)

Spring 2019 – Six Week

  • January 1 – January 6 – no classes offered
  • A mini term January 7 – February 17
  • B mini term February 18 – March 31
  • D mini term April 1 – May 12
  • E mini term May 13 – June 23
  • June 24 – June 30 – no classes offered

Spring 2019 – Eight Week

  • January 1 – January 6 – no classes offered
  • F mini term January 7 – March 3
  • G mini term March 4 – April 28
  • H mini term April 29 – June 23
  • June 24 – June 30 – no classes offered
2019 - 2020 Non-Traditional Academic Calendar

Fall 2019 - Six Week

  • A mini term July 1st – August 11th
  • B mini term August 12th – September 22nd
  • D mini term September 23rd – November 3rd
  • E mini term November 4th – December 15th
  • December 16 – December 31 – no classes offered

Fall 2019 - Eight Week

  • F mini term July 1st – August 25th
  • G mini term August 26th – October 20th
  • H mini term October 21st – December 15th
  • December 16 – December 31 – no classes offered

Spring 2020 - Six Week

  • January 1 – January 5 – no classes offered
  • A mini term January 6th – February 16th
  • B mini term February 17th – March 29th
  • D mini term March 30th – May 10th
  • E mini term May 11th – June 21st
  • June 22 – June 30 – no classes offered

Spring 2020 - Eight Week

  • January 1 – January 5 – no classes offered
  • F mini term January 6th – March 1st
  • G mini term March 2nd – April 26th
  • H mini term April 27th – June 21st
  • June 22 – June 30 – no classes offered
2020 - 2021 Non-Traditional Academic Calendar

Fall 2020 - Six Week

  • A mini term July 6th – August 16th
  • B mini term August 17th – September 27th
  • D mini term September 28th – November 8th
  • E mini term November 9th – December 20th
  • December 21 – December 31 all centers on break – no classes offered

Fall 2020 - Eight Week

  • F mini term July 6th – August 30th
  • G mini term August 31st – October 25th
  • H mini term October 26th – December 20th
  • December 21 – December 31 all centers on break – no classes offered

Spring 2021 - Six Week

  • January 1 – January 3 – no classes offered
  • A mini term January 4th – February 14th
  • B mini term February 15th – March 28th
  • D mini term March 29th – May 9th
  • E mini term May 10th – June 20th
  • June 21 – June 30 – no classes offered

Spring 2021 - Eight Week

  • January 1 – January 3 – no classes offered
  • F mini term January 4th – February 28th
  • G mini term March 1st – April 25th
  • H mini term April 26th – June 20th
  • June 21 – June 30 – no classes offered